Livingstonite R050453

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Name: Livingstonite
RRUFF ID: R050453
Ideal Chemistry: HgSb4S6(S)2
Locality: Huitzuco, Guerrero, Mexico
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 13667 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregate of gray columnar crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050453.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Hg1.00Sb4.00S8.00
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: SbS group_phase transition study_532 100% 50x_burned
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
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BROAD SCAN WITH SPECTRAL ARTIFACTS
RRUFF ID: R050453
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample, will burn if too much intensity from the laser
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 40% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050453.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050453.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 30.160(1)Å    b: 4.0018(6)Å    c: 21.460(2)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 104.326(6)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 2509.6(4)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Livingstonite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Barcena M (1874) On livingstonite, a new mineral, American Journal of Science, 108, 145-146   [view file]

Niizeki N, Buerger M J (1957) The crystal structure of livingstonite, HgSb4S8, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 109, 129-157   [view file]

Srikrishnan T, Nowacki W (1975) A redetermination of the crystal structure of livingstonite, HgSb4S8, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 141, 174-192   [view file]